Noodling like a chef

Think about the chef at your favourite restaurant.

How many times do you think they’ve prepared and cooked your favourite dish?

100? 200? More?

No wonder they’re good at it. Chefs are masters of honing their skills.

Undoubtedly they make mistakes (see: Homer) and have days where they feel uninspired. Chefs are human, after all, just like you and me.

Despite this, they show up, they practice and they serve. Again and again and again.

What if we gave the same level of attention to the human skills of listening, empathy, generosity and care?

What might be possible if we showed up to practice them every single day?

How might that change the work we do, the posture we carry and the connections we make?